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The Jar of Marbles

You know that game where you try to guess how many marbles, or gumballs, or small round objects are in a glass jar? You almost always end up underestimating. It seems when the items are counted off, they keep multiplying. … Continue reading

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The Little Engine That Could

Everyone knows the story of the Little Engine That Could right? A rather long train needs to be pulled over an extremely large mountain and is unable to go over the mountain by itself. The only one willing to help … Continue reading

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A True Demonstration of Faith

FAITH Five simple letters, yet one of the most captivating and powerful words in the English dictionary.  Faith is not just a word.  It isn’t just an action or a belief. Faith holds immense power. Faith saves lives. I have … Continue reading

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Journey on the Path of Change

Think of a long journey you had to take. When you started out, were you scared? Excited? Perhaps a little bit of both? And maybe the road that you were traveling on was bumpy and rough at points. There were … Continue reading

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Gaining Perspective and Inspiration

I began my Monday morning in the typical way: by jumping out of bed and running to the coffee machine.  Little did I know at the time that the choice to drink out of my American Flag coffee mug would … Continue reading

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With the Blink of an Eye

And with the blink of an eye, it all came to an end. That is the only way I can describe this semester. Time always flies by fast, but this semester it was just unbelievable. I feel like it was … Continue reading

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A Personal Critique on Mr. Mortenson

The following does not necessarily reflect the opinions and goals of my fellow classmates, my professor, and our course project. This past week, 60 Minutes ran an investigation on Greg Mortenson and his charity. The clip was introduced to us … Continue reading

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Gratitude for a Great Semester

Today in class we received one of the last assignments we will have for the semester.  It was to begin writing well-deserved thank you letters to all the people and organizations that have helped us be so successful.  But first … Continue reading

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A Missed Opportunity

This week was a huge disappointment on my part for this project. Our class visited the MacDill Airforce base in Tampa and were able to explore it hand! They got to try on bomb squad suits, test flight simulators, check … Continue reading

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An “Educational” Day

Today, our class received one of the greatest opportunities and privileges we could have ever asked for as regular civilians—we were allowed a detailed tour of the MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa! A field trip in college? How cool is … Continue reading

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